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Refinancing does not always translate to savings, county auditor says

The Austin County Commissioners Court has been considering refinancing two of its bonds into one in an attempt to save the county money in the long haul. One is a certificate of obligation bond dated … more

Memorial Hermann Katy expands to new heights

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital celebrated a major milestone recently with the official opening of its new 230,000-square-foot, six-story patient tower. With added capacity to multiple services, … more

Last chance to vote in city council election

Sealy residents have a full slate to choose from as they head to the polls Saturday to decide whether their next elected official will be a former city council member, an ex-Marine police officer, an … more

Pantry helps the hungry

The Austin County Republican Party welcomed Jane Gipson from the Sealy Christian Food Pantry during its May 30 meeting at Tony’s Family Restaurant. The Pantry distributes food every Wednesday … more

Variances encourage new homes in Sealy

Discussion was held during the Feb. 13 Sealy City Council meeting over a recommendation from the Sealy Planning Commission to allow a variance request in the 600 block of FM 1094, or Columbus … more

Property study finds ACAD tax value errors

Sealy Independent School District, along with Bellville and Brazos districts, were declared under appraised by the state comptroller’s office in a recent property study performed in the Austin … more

Four-car pileup leads to child smuggling arrest

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Halloween night fraught with cemetery destruction

A cemetery is a holy and sacred place for our faithfully departed, a place of respect. Unfortunately, Guardian Angel Catholic Cemetery in Wallis, Texas, was vandalized on the night of Oct. 31, 2016. … more

Golf tournament raises money for Faith Academy

The first place team from left to right: Honeycutt Air Conditioning: Spencer Honeycutt, Steve Honeycutt, Phillip Krampitz and Chris Krupala. more

Police gear up

These tumultuous days that have visited not only the state of Texas but locations across the globe in the last few weeks has many public servants intro­spectively viewing prop­er protection of … more

Teachers association donates 590 books

The Austin County Retired Teachers Association (ACRTA) donated 590 books at the end of this school year through its Children’s Book Project. This is a service activity carried out by local units of … more

Economic impact of horses studied

Texas horse owners are invited to participate in a study of the Texas equine industry. “The purpose of this study is to gather information about respondents’ horses and facilities, … more

Firefighters battle big blazes

This aerial view shows the extent of a controlled fire that got out of control Jan. 28 west of Sealy off Beckendorf Road and Deedee Lane. more

QuickBooks course at Blinn

The Blinn College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host basic and advanced QuickBooks courses in January to teach small business owners to get the most from their accounting … more

Victim found dead of apparent suicide

Sealy Police and Austin County EMS responded to the Rooms For Rent Motel at 207 N. Meyer St. in Sealy just before 8 p.m. March 2 and found a 22-year-old male dead from a gunshot wound in an apparent … more

Former tax assessor faces theft charges

Austin County officials recently discovered accounting discrepancies in the office of the county tax assessor, which led to the arrest of former tax assessor-collector Marcus Peña Jan. 17 for first … more

Josh West

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TxDOT urges drivers to plan for a sober ride leading up to Labor Day holiday

‘Plan While You Can’ Campaign aims to reduce crashes, save lives during holiday weekend AUSTIN — As celebrations are finalized to mark the last days of summer, the Texas Department of … more

AL&M Building Supply hands out bi-annual awards

Carol Fallin, along with her husband Clarence, receive a $500 shopping giveaway from AL&M Building Supply as part of the company’s bi-annual award. more

Marc Young

Name: Marc Young Office running for: Austin County Republican Chairman City of residence: Sealy, Texas Age: 63 Family: Wife, Married Son and Married Daughter, Two … more
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